Found October 09, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Two years after the United States' inspiring run at the FIFA World Cup, the national team is regrouping for 2014, and moving in a different direction. U.S head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster for two upcoming World Cup qualifying games, and that roster did not include a familiar name in American soccer, Jozy Altidore. According to the Associated Press, Klinsmann was not impressed with Altidore's overall national-team performance in practice or games over the last 14 months. Klinsmann, who is looking to lead the U.S. to its seventh-straight World Cup finals appearance, selected MLS stars Eddie Johnson and Alan Gordon ahead of Altidore. "Obviously I'm disappointed in the decision," Altidore said. "At the same time, I fully support the team in their efforts to get six points from the next two games so we can advance to the final round. My goal continues to be to do everything I can to help the team be successful. Though A...
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